Blue Ridge Mountain EMC

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC is headquartered in Young Harris, Georgia and supplies electricity in 2 states throughout the nation. There are 22,694 commercial customer accounts and 86,918 residential customers who are receiving electricity from the company. Blue Ridge Mountain EMC's patrons are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, luckily for their consumers, 6.50% below the average nationwide price of 13.45 cents. In 2020 Blue Ridge Mountain EMC sold 91.12% of their total megawatt hours disposed via normal retail sales to end users. The electricity they sourced was made up of megawatt hours procured by way of wholesale channels. They purchased 730,733 megawatt hours on the wholesale market. In 2020 the company had total electricity related revenue of $90,366,600, with 95.44% coming from retail sales.

About Blue Ridge Mountain EMC

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Blue Ridge Mountain EMC average is 7.50% lower at $111.22 per month. Over the course of the past 12 months the company's electricity sales endeavors were responsible for an increase in CO2 emissions of 100.43%. Electricity production is not part of the Blue Ridge Mountain EMC business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their consumers.

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC Net Metering

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC does not offer net metering options to consumers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering would allow purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Loss of energy from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Blue Ridge Mountain EMC recently reported a yearly loss of approximately 8.49% of the electricity that they generate. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This gives Blue Ridge Mountain EMC a ranking of 59th worst out of 3511 suppliers in the nation.

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC Rate & Electric Bills

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.126/kWh$118.56/mo.$108.44/mo.
1026th12.58¢Blue Ridge Mountain EMC's Average residential price per kWh
738th$111.22Average monthly electric bill for Blue Ridge Mountain EMC's residential customers

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:875 Main Street East
    Young Harris, Georgia 30582
    United States of America
  • CEO:Erik Brinke

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Quick Facts About Blue Ridge Mountain EMC

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Blue Ridge Mountain EMC is the 578th highest polluting provider in the United States, emitting 588,169,873.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Energy Loss

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC's energy loss due to business operations.

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59 National Rank

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Blue Ridge Mountain EMC State Coverage

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North Carolina37,19253,234,0004934.1%

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC County Coverage

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Cherokee County28,612411.17$106.71/mo
Clay County11,231211.16$107.29/mo
Fannin County26,188312.53$119.50/mo
Towns County12,037212.68$120.56/mo
Union County24,511212.68$120.08/mo
White County30,798312.85$132.42/mo

Cities Blue Ridge Mountain EMC Has Coverage

  • Blairsville, GA
  • Hayesville, NC
  • Hiawassee, GA
  • Morganton, GA
  • Young Harris, GA

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Blue Ridge Mountain EMC FAQ:

How many counties does Blue Ridge Mountain EMC sell electricity to?

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC offers service in 6 counties in the country including, Georgia and North Carolina.

What is the phone number for Blue Ridge Mountain EMC?

You can reach Blue Ridge Mountain EMC by phone via (706) 379-3121.

What is the average electricity rate for Blue Ridge Mountain EMC customers?

Consumers of Blue Ridge Mountain EMC, on average, have an electricity rate 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Blue Ridge Mountain EMC sell electricity in?

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC serves 5 cities throughout the country including, Georgia and North Carolina.

Who is the CEO of Blue Ridge Mountain EMC?

Erik Brinke is the current CEO of Blue Ridge Mountain EMC.

What is the average bill for Blue Ridge Mountain EMC customers each month?

Consumers of Blue Ridge Mountain EMC pay, on average, a monthly bill of $111.22.

How many states does Blue Ridge Mountain EMC provider electricity to?

Blue Ridge Mountain EMC provides electricity to customers in 2 states.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25